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Dr. Betsy Chung

About Dr. Betsy Chung

Dr. Betsy Chung is a licensed clinical psychologist based in Southern California. She has over 10 years of experience as a mental health clinician. She specialises in helping people achieve self-esteem and healthy relationships by empowering them with a deep understanding of who they are based on what they went through. Dr. Chung has been featured in magazines like Cosmopolitan, The Candidly, and Health magazine.


Media Features: 

  • ShareCare Inc.
  • Cosmopolitan
  • Elle
  • Bustle
  • Women’s Health Magazine
  • PopSugar
  • The Candidly
  • Tyla on TikTok
  • Dishab Show special guest


Podcast Features:

  • Ivy Unleashed
  • Tabu
  • LoveFix
  • Playing4Keeps
  • MindMoneyBalance
  • The On-Call Empath
  • Hello and Goodbye
  • A-Squared, The Show


  • B.A. UC Irvine, 2005; Psychology and Social Behavior, Criminology, Educational studies 
  • M.A. Alliant International University-Los Angeles, 2008; Multicultural Community Clinical Psychology 
  • Psy.d Alliant International University-Los Angeles, 2010; Multicultural Community Clinical Psychology 


  • Internship The Children's Collective in South Los Angeles, (2007-2008) 
  • Exodus Recovery in South Los Angeles, (2008-2009) 
  • Aurora Las Encinas Hospital in Pasadena, California,( 2009-2010)
  • Enki Health and Research Systems in Rosemead, California, (2011-2014)

Certification & Licensure

  • Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) 
  • Seeking Safety 
  • Positive Parenting Program (Triple P)